TONIGHT - Script to Screen June event

Posted Tuesday 25 Jun 2013

A Conversation with Paolo Bertolin Script to Screen's June Writer's Room features Paolo Bertolin, South-East Asia and Pacific selector for the Venice Film Festival.

Paolo talks to producer  Philippa Campbell about programming for Venice, the role of film festivals in an ever changing landscape, Asia & Pacific films in an international context and New Zealand films' place in the Asia Pacific.

Running since 1932, Venice Film Festival is the oldest film festival in the world. It holds its place as one of the most prestigious A-list festivals and runs every year as part of the Venice Biennale.

Paolo has also worked for a number of other festivals, including Udine Far East Film Festival (Italy) and Visions du Reel (Switzerland) and has been a correspondent for Canne's Critic's week.

Tuesday 25 June, drinks 7pm, talk 7:30-8:30pm, Classic Comedy Club, 321 Queen Street, $5 koha appreciated. Stay afterwards for a slice of pizza (on Script to Screen) and a drink.

Come early to join Festival Director Gina Dellabarca for  an informal chat about Show Me Shorts Film Festival, upstairs at the Classic from 6:30-7pm.


Coming up in July Director Park Chan-wook (Stoker, Oldboy) comes to the Big Screen Symposium

Master Korean director and Cannes Grand Prix winner Park Chan-wook will give a director's workshop and an In Conversation at this year's Big Screen Symposium.

Park's latest film  STOKER stars Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode, and since its release in March 2013 has received worldwide critical acclaim. The film is being distributed worldwide by Twentieth Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures and will have its New Zealand release on August 15.

Early bird tickets close Mon 1 July.

Buy your ticket now!



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Upcoming WIFT Wellington Wednesday - 10 July

Posted Tuesday 25 Jun 2013

Understanding the Alexa
NZFC Boardroom, 3rd floor, 119 Ghuznee Street
12.30 - 1.30pm - Wednesday 10 July

Understanding the Arri Alexa. Cinematographer Roger Deakins (Skyfall) believes "this camera has brought us to the point where digital is better." Chances are if you're shooting a high end film or television production in New Zealand you'll be considering the Alexa - as did Mr Pip, The Weight of Elephants, White Lies, Harry, Top of the Lake.

Bring your own lunch.  Tea and coffee provided.

Members free, non-members $5